Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To be right'She's not right.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To take aside'He took him aside.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'

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